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  1. You can't take a holding deposit from someone who...

    You can't take a holding deposit from someone who you may deem an unsuitable tenant once you have met them. Well you can I suppose. I wouldn't take the deposit as you may find out they are...
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    Many thanks. I shall ask the question.

    Many thanks. I shall ask the question.
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    Lapsed Planning Permission

    Hi

    We have a plot of land that has lapsed planning permission to build a two bedroom end of terrace house. We own the house which is currently end-of terrace (and it will become a terraced house...
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    Contact Housing Benefit and have the rent paid...

    Contact Housing Benefit and have the rent paid direct to yourselves. In the meantime issue S21. Although I understand S8 is supposed to get you a mandatory eviction quicker, people on benefits...
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    JKO Have a look here - you will get far more...

    JKO

    Have a look here - you will get far more accurate information :-)

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=&f=140
  6. Thread: AST or CLT

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    Good result and I trust she was not awarded any...

    Good result and I trust she was not awarded any money for her 'alleged damages?'
  7. I shall keep quiet and hope for the best :-)

    I shall keep quiet and hope for the best :-)
  8. JJ - I was all content till you said that :-( ...

    JJ - I was all content till you said that :-(


    OK, looking at it another way, decent tenants - happy with us as landlords, if they were to sue us, they would have a large initial outlay in order...
  9. I have no intention of letting them know they...

    I have no intention of letting them know they have a possible claim against us. I'm hoping that as we have been good landlords and they good tenants, nothing will come of my earlier oversight.
  10. I did something like this once - basically I used...

    I did something like this once - basically I used my own cash to protect a deposit. My tenant never actually paid the deposit the AST stated he did.

    When the time came to claim back my deposit...
  11. OK, thanks. They have been decent tenants and at...

    OK, thanks. They have been decent tenants and at the time didn't make any fuss over the late deposit protection, so fingers crossed.
  12. Late Deposit Protection - Covering My Back

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    About 2 years ago we had a new set of tenants - I took the deposit and forgot to lodge it within the 30 days. Basically I went into hospital for an operation and it completely slipped my mind....
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    Applicants were happy with £500. We have agreed...

    Applicants were happy with £500. We have agreed a move in date and the £500 will come off of the first months rent.

    To me, the idea of a holding deposit is that if the tenants back out of the...
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    Holding Deposit

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    We have just referenced prospective tenants and all OK. I plan on offering the property but not sure how much I should ask for a holding deposit. Rent is £1000, full deposit is £1250.

    I...
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    Funny, but we didn't warm to any of the tenants...

    Funny, but we didn't warm to any of the tenants offering all the rent up front. Fingers crossed we've selected the right tenants. Referencing to be done now :-)
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    One definitely would. Bankrupt due to collapse...

    One definitely would. Bankrupt due to collapse in America (unpaid CGT) - but solid work history and proof of rent always paid on time for the last 18 months. They have been very up front about...
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    Tempting - but not sure....

    Hi everyone

    One of our properties has come up and so currently doing all the viewings/vetting etc. Got several couples who definitely want it but I am amazed that three of those couples have...
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    Excellent. Well done Mr Lewis!

    Excellent. Well done Mr Lewis!
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    If it went to public notice - ie, the local paper...

    If it went to public notice - ie, the local paper it would show up on a search such as google - type in the address and see. It will tell you what the price agreed was.

    EA are not nice people to...
  20. Thread: Virgin Money

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    Not sure but I think Accord do 125% @ 6%.

    Not sure but I think Accord do 125% @ 6%.
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    Firstly I think it is the estate agent that is...

    Firstly I think it is the estate agent that is saying 'exchange within 3 weeks', not the asset management company. The estate agent maybe saying this to try and put you off proceeding.

    What I...
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    I have bought a few repos through estate agents...

    I have bought a few repos through estate agents some say you need to complete within 4 weeks or so - as I've always been a cash buyer I've never had any problems. With a mortgage it is a different...
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    As someone already said, it's not always about...

    As someone already said, it's not always about the highest offer. I was after a repo - I had offered £182K, another person offered £205k but they were in a chain. My offer was accepted as I was...
  24. OK - thanks for clarifying.

    OK - thanks for clarifying.
  25. Why does it say 'Banned' under SurlySally?

    Why does it say 'Banned' under SurlySally?
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